Bride and groom gnomes

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Bride and groom gnomes Pattern

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Knitting: Bride and groom gnomes
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Other

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

These two cute little gnomes are a nice quick and easy knit with no complicated stitches or shaping.
The groom stands 7 inches high and his blushing bride is 6 inches high.
Ideal for a wedding or anniversary gift.

The materials needed are :

I used an unbranded DK white and grey yarn which had a glittery thread through it, but if you are unable to find similar to this, just use plain white and grey, or colours of your choice.

DK /8ply/ worsted weight yarn in the following colours and quantities:-

White = less than 20g
Grey = less than 20g
Flesh = less than 20g
Scraps of:-
Red
Black
Yellow
Light green
Medium green
Note: DK yarn has approximately
320 yards (280 mtrs) in a 100g ball.

A pair of size 3mm (UK 11/US 3) needles. Used throughout
A circle of stiff card 1.5/8th of an inch (40mm) in diameter
Fiberfill

The abbreviations used are :
k = knit
p = purl
k2tog/p2tog = knit/purl the next two stitches together (decreases 1 st)
Ss = stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row)
st/sts = stitch/stitches
YF = wrap the yarn around the needle clockwise
inc1 = (increase) by knitting into front and back of same stitch. PLEASE NOTE: if you use any other method of increasing, your stitch count will not work out.

Gauge:

Not vital, but this little couple were knitted at 7sts and 11 rows per inch.

Materials:

  • PLEASE SEE THE MAIN DESCRIPTION FOR MATERIALS NEEDED

You Will Also Need:

  • PLEASE SEE THE MAIN DESCRIPTION FOR ABBREVIATIONS

About Designer

About Designer

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I am an independent designer of knitted toys. I have been designing since 2009.
I love to design the unusual, fantasy creatures and long forgotten children's toys are also a favourite.
I have spent a lifetime of crafting, from painting and sketching through to running my own ceramic studio, I am never without a project of some kind or another on the go - and quite often more than a couple at ...

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